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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
St. Louis Cardinals 51-55L2731017001 000 030 4110
Houston Astros 59-49W2--159103 000 03x 7110
Date of Game:  Wednesday, July 30, 1997
Stadium:  Astrodome
Feats and Milestones
  • Tom Martin - 1st career save

  • St. Louis Cardinals Batting Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Delino DeShields2b28.196412110.29898100693937
    Willie McGeerf38.270511002.2967018973213
    Ray Lankfordcf30.055411012.31786946227416
    Ron Gantlf32.150401200.229951194144910
    Gary Gaetti3b38.345401101.26996220812476
    John Mabry1b26.286402000.2891013875350
    Mike DiFelicec28.063300001.22757613181
        Dmitri Youngph23.292100000.26080963285
        Tony Fossasp39.310000000.00046496000
        Mark Petkovsekp31.254000000.10037139000
        Rigo Beltranp27.259000000.0001818000
    Royce Claytonss27.209413001.25210674184219
    Alan Benesp25.191200000.1732258030
        T.J. Mathewsp27.192000000.00040130000
        Scott Livingstoneph32.015100001.15149581050
        Tom Lampkinc33.148000000.243743555182
        Danny Sheafferph35.362100000.24747360071
    Totals: 37411428.297112210673 

    Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Craig Biggio2b31.228423310.3201081325145720
    Bill Spiers3b31.055412010.303868272247
    Jeff Bagwell1b29.064410011.297108954289521
    J.R. Phillipsrf27.092201101.3336174140
        Derek Bellpr-rf28.231200001.253786857366
    Luis Gonzalezlf29.331300100.2821029187527
    Ricky Gutierrezss27.068202210.268584221174
        Tim Bogarss30.275010010.224673643123
    Tony Eusebioc30.094401000.262412771110
        Brad Ausmuspr-c28.107010000.2688646433210
    Chuck Carrcf29.355402001.21954472177
    Darryl Kilep28.240300002.10824197050
        Thomas Howardph32.231010010.253707473191
        Tom Martinp27.070000000.0003535000
    Totals: 32711766.3449237861 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Royce Clayton 2 (29)
    3B:  Craig Biggio (5), Ricky Gutierrez (1)
    RBIs:  Craig Biggio 3 (57), Delino DeShields (39), Gary Gaetti (47), Ron Gant 2 (49), Luis Gonzalez (52), Ricky Gutierrez 2 (17), J.R. Phillips (4)
    SB:  Ray Lankford (16), Bill Spiers (7)
    CS: Ricky Gutierrez (1)
    SF:  Luis Gonzalez (3), J.R. Phillips (1)

    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Alan Benes25.19169443402.891.2110566392360
    T.J. Mathews27.19210000102.151.281310340130
    Tony Fossas  (L 1-2)39.31001221002.381.35104646496
    Mark Petkovsek31.2540.11111004.241.4694537141
    Rigo Beltran27.2590.20001102.401.2015781818
    Pitching Totals:81177660 1529161164845

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Darryl Kile  (W 15-3)28.240810441702.051.11122833924199
    Tom Martin  (Sv 1)27.07011001101.951.41181263535
    Pitching Totals:91144280 140954559234

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Alan Benes 105-66-39;  T.J. Mathews 13-10-3;  Tony Fossas 10-4-6;  Mark Petkovsek 9-4-5;  Rigo Beltran 15-7-8;  Darryl Kile 122-83-39;  Tom Martin 18-12-6; 
    Batters Faced:  Alan Benes 29;  T.J. Mathews 3;  Tony Fossas 2;  Mark Petkovsek 3;  Rigo Beltran 3;  Darryl Kile 34;  Tom Martin 5; 
    Time of Game:  3:04    Attendance:  28,204
    Umpires:   Home:   Bruce Froemming  1B  Mark Hirschbeck  2B  Rich Rieker  3B  Steve Rippley 

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